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Last updated by Mihai Apetrei 5 months, 2 weeks ago.

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April 1, 2020 at 9:20 pm #5817213


For my commercial website and I am not sure what to choose between translate or duplicate. The website will be in 5 languages and they should look as possible just the same. Can you help me with this? When should I use just translate? When is it better to use duplicate, and why? Thanks

April 1, 2020 at 9:37 pm #5817289

Mihai Apetrei

Languages: English (English )

Timezone: Europe/Bucharest (GMT+03:00)

Hi and thank you for contacting WPML Support!

I will be happy to help you with this.

If you are using a page builder with specific layouts and custom CSS or styling, the safest way to translate is by using the "Duplication" method.

Just go to WPML > Translation Management > select the page that you want to duplicate and the language that you want to duplicate the content in and then hit "Duplicate".

I hope that answers your question and I hope that I made you happy 🙂

Kind regards and please stay safe,
Mihai Apetrei